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BEESWAX

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Data: Limited

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Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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lipstick587 products
lip balm523 products
mascara247 products
beach & sport sunscreen234 products
moisturizer233 products
lip gloss208 products
foundation198 products
concealer163 products
eye liner106 products
brow liner94 products
lip balm with SPF93 products
facial moisturizer/treatment89 products
bronzer/highlighter71 products
blush68 products
antiperspirant/deodorant68 products
exfoliant/scrub57 products
eye shadow55 products
moisturizer with SPF52 products
lip liner51 products
diaper cream49 products
hair styling aide42 products
baby lotion37 products
hand cream37 products
body firming lotion34 products
baby sunscreen32 products
styling gel/lotion31 products
beard care27 products
around-eye cream25 products
facial cleanser25 products
makeup primer23 products
mask22 products
foot moisturizer17 products
lip plumper15 products
vapor rubs13 products
muscle/joint soreness12 products
serums & essences11 products
conditioner11 products
hair treatment/serum11 products
10 products
bar soap9 products
anti-aging9 products
beard oil9 products
hair color and bleaching8 products
fragrance for men8 products
other eye makeup7 products
facial powder6 products
cuticle treatment6 products
BB cream6 products
damaged skin treatment5 products
makeup remover4 products
fragrance for women4 products
body oil4 products
shaving cream3 products
after sun product3 products
foot cleansing3 products
baby soap3 products
foot odor control3 products
eye makeup remover2 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
shampoo2 products
nail treatment1 products
baby oil1 products
after shave1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
sunless tanning1 products
glitter1 products
eyelash glue1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
CC cream1 products
liquid hand soap1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productJACT 3(3):1-41, 1984 confirmed 06/03 IJT 24(S1):48-52, 2005
598 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Food Additive Status
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Informational

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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyJACT 3(3):1-41, 1984 confirmed 06/03 IJT 24(S1):48-52, 2005

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • JACT 3(3):1-41, 1984 confirmed 06/03 IJT 24(S1):48-52, 2005
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

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